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Erwin Bulte on participatory resource management, elite capture and local livelihoods

Abstract - Participatory resource management, elite capture and local livelihoods: experimental evidence from rural Ethiopia Evidence on the effectiveness of participatory development approaches in low-income countries is mixed. We use an experiment...

18 December 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Mariapia Mendola on agricultural transformation and farmers' expectations
11 December 2019 15:0016:00
Marina Congress Center - Baltica Meeting Room, Katajanokanlaituri 6 , Helsinki, Finland
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Fantu Cheru and Christopher Cramer on the Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian economy
4 December 2019 14:0015:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Seminar
Joshua Magero Otieno on ethnicity, politics and wellbeing in Kenya

Joshua Magero Otieno will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 20 November. Abstract – Ethnicity, politics and wellbeing in Kenya Perceived or real welfare imbalances fundamentally impacts individuals’ civic participation, inclusivity...

20 November 2019 15:3016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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WeiWei Chen on the political economy of Chinese private investment in Ethiopia
20 November 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Stéphane Straub on voting corrupt politicians out of office? Evidence from a survey experiment in Paraguay

Stéphane Straub will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 13 November 2019. Abstract – Voting corrupt politicians out of office? Evidence from a survey experiment in Paraguay This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that giving...

13 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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Ravi Pendakur on the impact of federal modern agreements on income inequality in Indigenous communities
8 November 2019
Marina Congress Center - Baltica Meeting Room, Katajanokanlaituri 6 , Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Alysson Portella on racial social norms and education: “whitening” ideology and students’ performance in Brazil
6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Rugazia Nyombi on rural economy diversification and its effects on food security
6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Mehwish Ghulam Ali on do son preferences cause a gap between desired and actual fertility in Pakistan?
6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Thanh Bui on the intergenerational persistence of human capital in Vietnam

Thanh Bui will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 20 November 2019. Abstract - The intergenerational persistence of human capital in Vietnam This study sets to analyse the impacts of family backgrounds on the educational attainment of the next...

28 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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Rekha Ravindran on the relationship between structural transformation and income inequality
28 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Oded Stark on a theory of migration as rank-seeking behavior
23 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Jakob Svensson on the low quality trap: evidence from the market for maize in Uganda

Jakob Svensson will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 16 October 2019. Abstract - The low quality trap: evidence from the market for maize in Uganda Agriculture remains the main source of income for the large majority of the world’s poor...

16 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, United States
Past event
Seminar
Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso on gender gap and firm performance in developing countries

Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 10 October 2019. Abstract – Gender gap and firm performance in developing countries This paper uses firm-level data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey (WBES) to...

10 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Seminar
Mazhar Waseem on pecuniary and non-pecuniary motivations for tax compliance: evidence from Pakistan
9 October 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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